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2015-11-07 01:15



Invited by the Nanjing Municipal government, FIRS President Mr. Sabatino Aracu and FIRS Vice Secretary General Ms. Laura Morandi, visited Nanjing city from Dec. 14 to 17, 2014, 4 months after the 2nd Youth Olympics Games. Mr. Guoyong Liu, CARS President-elected and Mr. Qiang Huang, Secretary General of Chinese Roller Skating Association accompanied the President’s visit.

During 4 busy days, the FIRS delegation has visited numerous facilities that could be destined to stage Roller Sports events, from school skating rinks to roller discos, as well as the venue where a FIRS approved 200 m. track with banked curves is to be built.

After the successful demonstration of roller skating in 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in this August, roller sports is now getting much popular in Nanjing than before. FIRS delegation had a very good discussion with Nanjing Sports Bureau, and also met with Mr. Yang Weize, executive President of YOG OC and Mr. Miu Ruilin, Mayor of Nanjing. A MOU was signed between FIRS and Nanjing City, that a long term project for the promotion of roller sports in Nanjing will be carried out in the coming years which includes: FIRS will help Nanjing to bid for future World Championships, or even 2019 Roller Games.

Mr. Liu Yongyuan, Vice President of Chinese Taipei Roller Skating Association and Mr. Huang Pin Fu, the Secretary General, flew to Nanjing and got a meeting with FIRS President to discuss about the preparation for the 2017 Universiade.